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GNDOCB & Revenue Customs Service seize Cannabis worth €1.4m 9th July 2021

Issue date: 9th July 2021

On Friday 09 July 2021 as part of ongoing investigations targeting persons suspected to be involved in organised crime, a Multi-Agency Operation was conducted by personnel attached to the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) and Revenue's Customs Service. The operation resulted in the search of a warehouse in the Glasnevin.

During the course of this operation 71.52 Kgs Herbal Cannabis with an estimated value of €1,430,400 (analysis pending) was seized.

One male aged 40 years was arrested in relation to drug trafficking offences and is currently detained under Section 2 of The Criminal Justice (Drugs Trafficking) Act, 1996 at Blanchardstown Garda Station. He can be held for up to seven (7) days.

Investigations are ongoing and further updates will follow.